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The Daily Dispatch: November 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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City, and were as follows: Robert Allen Pearce, Edward E. Haines, and Thompson F. Waddill, who was Lieutenant and acting quartermaster, a brother of Major George Waddill of the same body. The two saved providentially were Fleming Binns and Thos. J. Guy. These held on to the wrecked boat until Monday morning, being very much benumbed and unable to speak. Lieut. Waddill was dear associate of mine at an institution of learning in Lynchburg last year, and we have spent many pleasant hours together as college chubs. At the last commencement we parted, but little expected we that it was a separation forever in this life. With a merry heart he toefore your Creator that you were prepared to answer for the "deeds done in the body." Mr. Guy relates, that while he and Mr. Blans were retaining their hold, Waddill, in that critical moment, realizing his perilous situation, cried for Divine aid, and sought mercy from his Father in Heaven. His prevailing cries could be heard